Edgerrin James net worth

Edgerrin James net worth

Net Worth: $40 Million

About Edgerrin James

Edgerrin James net worth

It has been estimated that the overall amount of Edgerrin James net worth reaches as high as 40 million dollars, according to the current calculations.

Edgerrin James has become well known because of his career as a professional football player. He played for 11 seasons in the National Football League. Before he became professional, Edgerrin James was playing college football when he was studying at the University of Miami.
In 1999, he participated in the NFL Draft, where he was chosen to play for the Indianapolis Colts. In addition to playing in this team, Edgerrin James was also playing with the Seattle Seahawks and the Arizona Cardinals. Thus, playing in all these three teams has also increased the overall amount of Edgerrin James net worth. In 1999, he got the title of the AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year. The football player was chosen to the Pro Bowl four times and to the All-Pro team four times.
Born in 1978, Edgerrin James was studying at Florida’s Immokalee High School and after that – the University of Miami. Edgerrin James became one of the greatest running backs in the history of the University of Miami. Edgerrin James has set some records for the school, too, but they were broken by Willis McGahee. In 2009, his name was inducted into the University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame.
In 1999, his professional career began when he started to play for the Indianapolis Colts. The team chose him as the 4th overall pick in the first round of the 1999 NFL Draft. Edgerrin James signed a contract with the team for seven years, which was stated to be worth 49 million dollars. Some critics thought that the Indianapolis Colts made a mistake when they chose Edgerrin James instead of Ricky Williams, but Edgerrin James proved them wrong as he was quite successful with the team. Because of his successful first season with the team, the football player was honored with the 1999 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year title by the Associated Press. His playing with the team has also increased the overall sum of Edgerrin James net worth.
In his first two seasons with the team, Edgerrin James became a winner of the NFL rushing title. In fact, he is the most recent NFL player who has won a rushing title in the first season. However, in the last seasons when he played with the team, Edgerrin James started to suffer injuries, which prevented him to be as successful as in the beginning when he joined the team.
However, in the season of 2003, Edgerrin James recovered and became one of the best running backs in the NFL. He continued his success in 2004 and 2005, and during this time, a huge part of Edgerrin James net worth was also accumulated. At the time when he left the Indianapolis Colts, Edgerrin James was the team’s all time leading rusher with 9,226 yards. In 2012, his name was inducted into the Indianapolis Colts Ring of Honor.

Now you have an idea why Edgerrin James net worth is this huge


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